Caroline Banzali is a Partner in our Merger & Acquisition Tax Services Group. She has over 20 years of experience serving strategic and private equity clients on both buy- and sell-side transactions ranging between $5 million and $15 billion, including global financial and tax due diligence, transaction tax structuring, reorganizations, debt and equity financing, initial public offerings, and other capital events as well as tax remediation and post-transaction integration services. Caroline’s experience spans all business life-cycle stages and industries, with particular focus on automotive, technology, licensing & merchandising, media & entertainment, telecommunications, real estate & hospitality, and financial institutions.
In addition to 14 years with the “Big Four” in Los Angeles and New York, Caroline spent a number of years outside public accounting as a senior corporate executive. Prior to joining Squar Milner, Caroline was Head of Tax & Risk Management at a California-based EV/Tech start-up. Prior to that, Caroline served as SVP & Head of Tax at a prominent Los Angeles-based private equity group specializing in media & entertainment, real estate, and technology investments.
- Member – State Bar of California
- Member – California Lawyers Association, Taxation Section
- Master of Laws, Taxation – Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
- Juris Doctor – Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
- Bachelor of Science, Business Administration – University of Southern California, Los Angeles